Senior Data Engineer at Shippit

Technology, Full-time, Sydney sydney engineering full-time
Posted 25 days ago

Shippit is a powerful technology engine that is revolutionising how the world sends anything, to anyone, located anywhere. Logistics infrastructure is a sophisticated beast, and we’re not only improving the experience for everyone involved, we’re impacting the planet in a positive manner. Our deliveries are already 100% Carbon Neutral. While Australian founded, we’re truly global in our approach and have the benefit of being a free moving startup yet with the security of impacting a growing industry that needs some love and attention.

The Data Platform team exist to support the Shippit data platform strategy, through hands-on implementation. They collaborate in the definition of creative solutions for the data challenges Shippit teams bring to the table.

The Data platform function is the centralised capability around data within Shippit.
It serves two main customers at the moment. Firstly, the Product teams, to allow for data-intensive features to be built in the platform. Secondly, the Analytics team, to allow for business insights and reporting requirements to be met.

What will you bring?

  • You have at least 7 years of experience in Software Engineering, with at least 3 of those as a Data Engineer, with a solid background around building pipelines for streaming and batch use cases. Eager to learn from and share knowledge with others
  • Develop, deploy, and operate scalable data pipelines, analysis of large scale data sets using a range of cloud-based technologies
  • A broader understanding of Data Engineering lifestyle from ETL/ELT, pipeline build and data visualisation, with a sense of responsibility for the customer you serve: Product and Analytics teams
  • Understanding of NoSQL based technologies
  • Desirable: Technically strong across Kafka and Kubernetes with a strong approach to Data Engineering
  • What will I do?

  • Work with  the Head of Data Platform and other Data Engineers/Data Scientists to drive opportunities to take advantage of the data platform
  • Engineer and build effective, efficient, and sustainable data pipelines in cloud-based technologies. Identify and solve big data, throughput, streaming and batch processing challenges
  • Be a team player! Work collaboratively with your team to ensure you are always using the best tech for the problem you are solving
  • Data security and risk management across Shippit
  • We’re on a mission that needs the right humans to help make ship happen!

    Our core values haven’t changed since launch, and we adopt and celebrate these values in our day-to-day. We love to push the envelope to break though old norms, make good sh*t taking passion and pride in our work, have a laugh through the good and challenging times and, we are good humans - we have heart and want to improve the world we live in whilst having fun along the way.

    We’re a phenomenal place to work, and we can back that up. Shippit’s been ranked as #8 in Linkedin’s Hottest Startups to work at in 2020. We have a high-performance culture, everyone can make a difference, together we make great ship happen.

    We have an overriding focus on wellness and are committed advocates for mental health awareness and gender pay equality & we’re committed to supporting and nurturing our team with perks like flexible work arrangements, parental leave and so much more!

    “We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant”